Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Saturday, 30 July 2016
1748 On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer
1757 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1772 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.
1772 On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
1772 Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on August - 11.
1778 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.
1780 Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.
1786 On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 On August - 11 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
1799 On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.
1805 On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
1807 David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.
1811 Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on August - 11.
1820 On this day in history janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
1823 Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.
1824 New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.
1828 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.
1832 On August - 11 thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 On August - 11 robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)
1835 On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
1836 On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 On August - 11 marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated
1844 Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1852 On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70
1858 First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.
1858 On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)
1860 Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.
1860 On this day in history james Wilson, politician
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.
1863 On this day in history french protectorate over Cambodia is established.
1863 On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate